Eric Florack on January 26th, 2005

CNNhas the initial reports. “This whole incident was started by a deranged individual who was suicidal,” said Glendale Police Chief Randy Adams. The suspect, identified as Juan Manuel Alvarez, 26, got out of the vehicle before impact and watched the collision, Adams said. Alvarez of Compton, California, is in custody and is expected to be […]

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Eric Florack on January 26th, 2005

AP s reporting Doctor Rice was confirmed by the Senate, 85-13. And for once, John McCain gets it right: “On the Senate floor Wednesday, Sen. John McCain (news, bio, voting record), R-Ariz., suggested Democrats are sore losers. Rice had enough votes to win confirmation, as even her Democratic critics acknowledge, McCain said. “So I wonder […]

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Eric Florack on January 26th, 2005

Captain’s Quarters suggests this Maggie Gallagher business isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. I tend to agree.

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Eric Florack on January 26th, 2005

Blogs of War has a great bit up just now, from Lorraine Jablonsky, a 17year old student from the People’s Republic of New Jersey. It’s called A Critical Confrontation “Abu Musab al-Zarqawi has declared a “fierce war on this evil principle of democracy” and the people who believe in democracy. He has made clear that […]

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Eric Florack on January 26th, 2005

Outside The Beltway notes 31 people dying in a U.S. Marine Corps helicopter crash this morning, and muses: As I’ve noted numerous times, helicopters are dangerous even in a non-hostile environment. They do things fixed wing aircraft can’t but the price is sometimes very high. Just so, James.  I knew a couple people who died […]

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Eric Florack on January 26th, 2005

Senator John Cornyn puts up an excellent op-Ed in today’s Useless Toady, called‘Good man’ follows the law Says he: “Judge Alberto Gonzales is an exceptional attorney, devoted public servant and good man of humble beginnings. His nomination to serve as our 80th attorney general — and our first of Hispanic descent — is an inspiring […]

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